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Michele Wong Krause

Michele Wong Krause
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Michele Wong Krause was appointed in 2014 by the Dallas City Council to represent Dallas on the DART Board of Directors.

DART Committee Participation:
Chair, Economic Opportunity & Diversity Committee
Chair, Ethical Conduct Ad Hoc Committee
Member, Administrative Committee
Member, Audit Committee
Member, Budget and Finance Committee
Member, Planning Committee
Member, Rail Program Committee

Employment:
  • The Wong Krause Law Firm, Dallas, Texas, October 1991 to present
  • Former Associate Municipal Judge, City of Dallas, Texas, August 2006-August 2008
  • Former Associate Hearing Officer, Dallas Municipal Court No. 9, August 2005-August 2006
Activities:
  • House of Delegates, American Bar Association, 2013-2016
  • Trustee, State Bar of Texas Insurance Trust, 2014
  • Board of Directors, State Bar of Texas, 2004-2007, 2011-2014
  • Board of Directors, Dallas Bar Association Community Service Fund, 2012-2014
  • Board of Directors, Dallas Bar Association, 2005-2008, 2010-2011
  • Chair, State Bar of Texas Asian Pacific Interest Section, 1998-1999, 2010-2011
  • Chair, State Bar of Texas Hispanic Interest Section, 2008-2009
  • Board of Advisors, Magnet Center for Public Service Government, Law and Law Enforcement, 2007-2009
  • Director, Texas Equal Access to Justice Foundation, 2001-2007
  • Secretary-Treasurer, Dallas Bar Association, 2000 and 2004
  • President, Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, 2002
  • Course Director, Dallas Minority Attorney Program, 1999-present
  • President, Dallas Asian American Bar Association, 1994-1996
  • Board of Advisors, Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, 1995
  • Board of Directors, Shakespeare Festival of Dallas, 1990-1994
Awards / Honors:
  • State Bar of Texas, Asian Pacific Interest Section, Justice Wellington Chew Award, 2013
  • Dallas Women Lawyers Association, Louise B. Raggio Award, 2012
  • Dallas Bar Association, Presidential Citation, 2011
  • Dallas Hispanic Bar Association, President's Award, 2010
  • Dallas Asian American Bar Association, Inspirational Leader Award, 2009
  • Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce Award - Outstanding Contributions in Professional Services, 2008
  • American Bar Association Partnership Award, 2005
  • Dallas Bar Association, 2003 Outstanding Minority Bar Leader Award
Scholarly Lectures and Writings
  • Top Ten BRC Tips, Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, State Bar of Texas, August 2008
  • The Fork in the Road: Workers Compensation vs. Social Security Disability, Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, State Bar of Texas, August 2009
  • What a Doctor Can Teach a Lawyer Regarding X-Rays, MRIs and Other Medical Diagnostics, Advanced Workers Compensation Seminar, State Bar of Texas, August 2008
Education & Personal:
B.A., Political Science, University of Texas at Arlington
J.D., Southern Methodist University

Contact Information:
Email: mwkrause@dart.org
DART Contact: Nancy Johnson, Director of Board Support
214-749-3347
njohnson@dart.org
Mailing Address:   Michele Wong Krause
DART Office of Board Support
P.O. Box 660163
Dallas, Texas 75266-7200

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